- Male was recognized in the Blue Ribbon Competition as a National Exemplary School (1989 and 1998) by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Male was the only high school recognized by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for consistently high achievement, with a Flag of Excellence for nine years.
- 2018 Dylan Boone receives a perfect 36 on ACT Test.
- Over 90 percent of Male graduates enroll in colleges and universities.
- Since 1987, over 50 students have been selected for the (MS)² Program at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.
- Over 100 students have been selected for the Governor’s School for the Arts since 1987.
- Since 1987, over 300 students have been selected as Governor’s Scholars.
- Successful in all areas of No Child Left Behind.